[bksvol-discuss] Re: That Wretched Apostrophe

HI Cindy, 

I have validated a couple of my books over the last year but as a rule I
don't. For example I just finished the Calcium Bomb and it is almost a
pristine copy but I will let Monica validate it since she is really
interested in it. I think it is good two have two people look over a book
before it gets released to the public. 

What does make it harder is when a book is scanned and the scanner doesn't
do a once over, spell check, check pages and page numbers. IF we didn't have
people like you Cindy there would be a lot more books getting rejected
because the validator just can't get it into an acceptable form. 



Katie Hill 
Miracles happen not in opposition to Nature, but in opposition to

what we know of Nature.

-St. Augustine

-----Original Message-----
From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Cindy
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 4:53 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: That Wretched Apostrophe

And if a book has been sitting on the download list
without being taken for several weeks, I recommend
that the submitter, if he/she is willing to do a
careful job, self-validate. Some books have been
sitting for months and months, and although some of us
take them, I think we are few, and some books will
never get into the collection otherwise.

Cindy

--- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> As I understand things, you can take the book and
> "really" validate it.  You don't have to
> self-validate and then release it for someone else
> to REALLY validate.  When you do validate it, you
> can correct the title at that time.
>   According to the validation instructions I have,
> Bookshare encourages you to let someone else
> validate what you submit, but if you know the book
> is complete and that the copyright information is
> correct, then you can validate it yourself if you
> want to.
> 
> If I am mistaken about any of this, I'm sure that
> more experienced people here will point it out in
> short order, so that you do the right thing.
> 
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Monica Cortada 
>   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>   Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 5:34 AM
>   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] That Wretched Apostrophe
> 
> 
>      I left the apostrophe out of the title.  If I
> take it to self-validate, can I send it back to the
> first page for someone else to really validate?  If
> that won't work, could I take it to self-validate,
> release it and then resubmit it corrected?
> 
>    
> 
>   Monica
> 


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